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Seal harpoon

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Manuel (unknown surname), Qawasqar (Alacaluf)  Search this
Object Name:
Seal harpoon
Media/Materials:
Cypress, whale bone, hide thong/babiche, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Carved, wrapped, painted
Dimensions:
280 x 6 x 4 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
awaía
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
14/2274
Barcode:
142274.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southern Cone/Patagonia
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws626c87ee9-a25c-4455-9030-c708aef7dd91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153083
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